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Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join Ken Czillinger and Patty Day for two Wednesday afternoon sessions on “Heart to Heart Conversations for Today’s Caregivers.” You will hear their care giving experiences and have a chance to join in with your story and ask care giving questions the first week. Week two will focus on learning several conversation skills designed to help you reduce, or even avoid, unmet expectations. Visit us at patriciaday.wordpress.com to learn more about us and why we are doing this project.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join Annie, of Annie's Classics Cafe for a series of classes. For October, children (adults too!)are invited to make Ghostly Treats just in time for Halloween.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a lively discussion of some of our favorite books! February - Breath of Eyre. March - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter.
April - Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker. May - Me Before You. June - The Supremes at Earl's All You Can Eat. July - The Talk Funny Girl. August - South of Superior. September - The Midwife of Hope River. October - The Storyteller. November - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
How to download and read magazines from Zinio in your devices, Mobile or Desktop. Oct 9 & 20 we will concentrate on Apple devices, Oct 16 & 27 on Android & Windows devices.
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring a lunch and join us for a series of one-hour films. October features the acclaimed Ken Burns PBS series: THE DUST BOWL. Light refreshments will be served.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Movies on the big screen with refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for toddlers. Parents/caregivers and toddlers listen and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs, and more.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This event is for preschoolers. Parents/caregivers and preschoolers listen to and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs and a craft.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join Ken Czillinger and Patty Day for two Wednesday afternoon sessions on “Heart to Heart Conversations for Today’s Caregivers.” You will hear their care giving experiences and have a chance to join in with your story and ask care giving questions the first week. Week two will focus on learning several conversation skills designed to help you reduce, or even avoid, unmet expectations. Visit us at patriciaday.wordpress.com to learn more about us and why we are doing this project.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for toddlers. Parents/caregivers and toddlers listen and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs, and more.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This event is for preschoolers. Parents/caregivers and preschoolers listen to and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs and a craft.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Learn Skills. Be Awesome. DIY is the best way for kids to learn new skills, meet others who share the same passions, and generally be awesome. We'll be using DIY to explore new subjects while practicing skills and the best part is you can learn new skills at home and share them with us every month. Keep a portfolio of everything you do online and/or in a cool notebook. Collect virtual badges on the web and physical ones at each program! Learn more at diy.org.

This month we'll be making awesome Minecraft paper crafts. Build your own Steve, creeper, bricks, and more!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
Come join us for a big screen showing of classic Hollywood Musicals. Nov 1st: "Mary Poppins" 11:00am. 2pm: "Singing in the rain." Nov 8: 11am "Fiddler on the roof" 2pm: "Music Man" Nov 15 11:00am "Oliver"; 2pm "My fair lady" Nov 22 11am "Oklahoma"; 2pm "Chitty chitty bang bang"
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us in the Genealogy/Local History Room on the first Saturday of the month (March - December) to share research tips and helpful family history websites. Discuss your success stories in researching your family tree or ask other club members for help in breaking down those "brick walls" in your research.
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Voting set-up; Voting
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Join Annie, of Annie's Classics Cafe for a series of classes. Thanksgiving Leftovers - Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into another delicious meal!
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Voting set-up; Voting
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring a lunch and listen in as Dan Toon reads from The Keillor Reader. Light refreshments served. When, at sixteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer, and so he has done — a storyteller, sometime comedian, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet. Now a single volume brings together the full range of his work.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Title
Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen
Author
Bob Greene
Review
This is admittedly a "feel good" book, but also a reminder of what incredible things we as a country can do at a local level. A factual account of North Platte, Nebraska's WWII canteen based at the local railroad station. Supplied and operated solely by citizens and private business, the canteen cheered on millions of boys and men heading off to war, and years later, welcomed innumerable returning soldiers on their way home - wherever home happened to be.
The author interviews the men and women who were part of this incredible effort, as well as the now aging soldiers who still weep at the memories of a small town so willing to sacrifice and support and love them all.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0060081961
Rating
5
Age Level
Adult
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Title
Twilight
Author
Stephanie Meyer
Review
When 17 year old Bella Swan moves to rainy Forks, Washington,she meets an extremely attractive boy-Edward Cullen- and eventually, they fall in love. Despite one catch. Edward is a vampire.


I LOVE TWILIGHT!! IT IS MY FAVORITE BOOK IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!!!!!!  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0316160172
Rating
5
Age Level
Teen
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Title
The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales
Author
David Lubar
Review
I picked up this book to encourage my 10 year old son to read for the summer reading log. He is very choosy over the books he will read and rather reluctant to read over playing on the computer or playstation. I gave him this book to read and once he started it he had difficulty putting the book down until he had finished the book in its entirety. Now my other kids are reading it and enjoying it also.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780765320995
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Lori
Age Level
Elementary
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Title
Hank Zipzer My Dog's A Scardy Cat
Author
Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
Review
This book is soooooo awesome I made up a new word Swasome it is sweet and awesome put together. In this book you will go on an adventurous Halloween tale. Hank is trying to get this bully back for teasing him all his life. Will he scare him out of his underwear?  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780448438788
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Sarah
Age Level
Elementary
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Title
The Thirteenth Tale
Author
Diane Setterfield
Review
Why was young Margaret Lea chosen by an author famous for her secrets to write her biography? Ms Setterfield keeps you guessing and intrigued with her beautiful writing style and many twists in this debut novel.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0743298020
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Linda
Age Level
Adult
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